November 16: International Day For Tolerance

November 16: International Day For Tolerance

And do we need more of it!!! I must admit that in today’s hot, over-the-top political climate I have had less than perfect patience. So maybe an International Day For Tolerance will cause some of us (including myself) to take a deep, slow breath and reflect on some of...
November 24: Evolution Day

November 24: Evolution Day

November 24, is celebrated as Evolution Day, and commemorates the anniversary of the first publication in 1859 of Charles Darwin’s masterwork On the Origin of Species. In 1837 when Darwin was only 28 years old he penned the famous line “one species does change into...
Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

Nov. 29 – Dec. 1: Sustainable Ocean Summit

From November 29 – December 1, 2017 the World Ocean Council will present the Sustainable Ocean Summit in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. SOS 2017 will bring together leadership of companies and organizations representing the diversity of the Ocean Business...
DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

DAN Announces 2018 Dive Medicine Research Grant

The Diver’s Alert Network or DAN has just announced they are accepting applications for its 2018 R.W. “Bill” Hamilton Dive Medicine Research Grant. DAN offers a grant of $10,000 to provide a year of support for new or ongoing research projects into diving...
Oppose Seismic Blasting Off U.S. Coast

Oppose Seismic Blasting Off U.S. Coast

  The Trump Administration appears about to approve seismic airgun blasting off the Eastern Coast of the United States. But, you can join with communities along the East Coast of the United States, thousands of businesses and half a million fishing families that...
California’s Kelp Forests in Deep Trouble!

California’s Kelp Forests in Deep Trouble!

Human-kind has repeatedly learned, often belatedly, that nature’s eco-systems exist within a complex, interdependent, relationship within their environment. Although these relationships seem robust, we often find that this balance can be surprisingly fragile and...
$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

$8 Billion Pledged at Our Ocean Conference

The fourth, Our Ocean conference recently held in Malta produced some amazing results, in particular, over $8 billion pledged from international leaders to fight climate change, plastic pollution and other threats to our ocean’s vital marine ecosystems. Top executives...
DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

DEMA: 2017 Wave Makers Awards

Vote Now for the 2017 Wave Makers Award!   ** Deadline to Vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific Time on October 26, 2017 ** Voting for the inaugural Wave Makers Award is now open to DEMA Members! Log in and cast your vote today! The deadline to vote is 12:00 p.m. Pacific...